Market Reports Articles
HSBC Global Research forecasts plenty of reasons for optimism for the global cement markets in 2017 as emerging markets increase volumes and demand for new housing raises cement demand.
Japan has made renewed efforts to pull its economy out of its downward spiral, while cement producers have been lowering production costs and reviewing export strategies.
ROI Economic Consulting takes an in-depth look at the state of the cement markets in Central America.
Indian cement producers can expect a significant upturn in government infrastructure spending.
Riyad Capital discusses the changing landscape of the Saudi Arabian cement industry.
Lebanese cement producers look to make efficiency gains as volumes dip in the domestic market.
The German cement sector has seen some positive activity in housebuilding completions and cement prices.
While the need for infrastructure and housing is considerable in Kazakhstan, lower oil receipts, a depreciating tenge and sluggish global growth conspire against elevated levels of public spending. However, the gover...
India's monsoon season has passed and cement demand has begun to pick up.
The UK cement industry is adapting to life post-Brexit and a new ownership structure for some producers.
Egypt's government is calling for new cement capacity, but existing producers are hurriedly completing fuel conversion projects.
ICR reports on the Indian cement market in the 1Q16. Mergers and acquisitions are giving a new shape to the market, while producers are starting to optimise their distribution centres ahead of the monsoon season.
Ecuador has had a difficult year with earthquakes and the fall of oil prices, but its need to expand its infrastructure is expected to fuel growth in its cement consumption base.
The TÇMB expects the Turkish cement market to grow but ongoing capacity expansions will mean domestic producers must develop their export markets.
Producers in Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria are ramping up production while seeking adequate power supply. Meanwhile, Côte d'Ivoire prepares to be the next star pupil.
LAFIS outlines why Brazil's cement sector has slowed.